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Four suspects in custody after drug find

TEVITA VUIBAU
Sunday, February 16, 2014

Update: 11:30AM POLICE made three separate drug cases arrests over the weekend.

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said the first was made along Cumming St where a  33-year-old of Tacirua Settlement was found in possession of 13 sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana.

He said in a separate incident, two men were also arrested in Wainisasa, Baulevu.

"Upon receiving information police raided a house and two farms and 142 plants were uprooted from the suspects house," Insp Atunaisa Sokomuri said.

"In another incident along Brown Lane, Nausori Town, a 34-year-old of Namono Village was arrested and upon searching 28 sachets of dried leaves believed to be marijuana were found inside his underwear."

 He said all the suspects were taken into custody and the leaves believed to be marijuana were sent for analysis.


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